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Restoring Old Photographs

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Joseph Yarbrough will speak on restoring old photos.

He will show examples of before and after restoration.

Hmong Americans in Michigan

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Michigan has the fourth largest population of Hmong Americans in the United States. Join author and oral historian Martha Aladjem Bloomfield to learn about the history of the Hmong people, their flight to America following the Vietnam War and how they have made their new homes in Michigan.

 

This program is part of the 2018 Capital Area Reads. Join the Delta Township District Library and the Capital Area District Libraries for events and discussions related to the 2018 selection Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue throughout March and April and then come hear the author speak at the Lansing Center on Saturday, April 28 at 4 p.m. For more information about Capital Area Reads and related events visit dtdl.org/capreads.

One Room School Houses

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One-Room School Houses of Eaton County

Tuesday, March 13, 6 p.m.

Learn about the Eaton County One-Room School Houses featured in the Eaton County Historical Commission’s new book, Rural Schools of Eaton County, MI. Led by Jan Sedore and Joe Ann Nehmer, a group of dedicated volunteers painstakingly scoured the corners of the county to find information about the current status of the buildings to early photos and student rolls. From attics to libraries and basements to barns they have scanned, copied and saved information that may have otherwise been lost.

 

A History of Rock & Roll Postcards

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Tuesday, January 9, 6 p.m.

Wally Jung will present a history of popular music from the 1940’s thru the present, as illustrated in picture postcards. The program follows how radio and television shaped music into a major cultural force in the 1950’s and 60’s. Presented in partnership with the Delta Township Historical Society.

A Slayer Waits

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Join retired Eaton County sergeant turned true-crime author for the story of the 1955 double murder of a Stockbridge couple and search for the killer.

Tuesday, September 19
6 p.m.

Images from Delta’s Past

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Want more images from Delta Township’s past? Take a look at the start of DTDL’s new digital archives! More images will be added each month, check back often.

http://dtdl.omeka.net

Collector’s Showcase

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Collector’s Showcase last month! We had another great lineup of collections! Thank you also to the Historical Society of Greater Lansing who helped promote the event.